The AAUP statement comes a day after Penn Chavurah and IfNotNow Philly hosted a rally in Penn Commons where dozens of students protested the University’s refusal to allow for the screening of “Israelism.”
The Committee hearing — titled “Holding Campus Leaders Accountable and Confronting Antisemitism” — will take place on Dec. 5 at 10:15 a.m.
"We are actively working to find a date in February when the film can be viewed and discussed safely and constructively," a Penn spokesperson wrote.
The letter included signatures from 44 Penn affiliates at the time of publication and was made public on Nov. 20.
The group has outlined three key demands towards top University representatives: ceasefire in Gaza now, the protection of freedom of speech at the University, and the institution of critical thought on Palestine.
The vigil honored the transgender community and transgender lives that were lost in the past year, and the LGBT Center is organizing a family dinner on Nov. 29 to end Transgender Awareness Month.
As Penn's first organization of its kind, the SEAC aims to unite Southeast Asian communities through cultural and social events while also offering consulting services and volunteering opportunities to Southeast Asian organizations both locally and globally.
LenaGPT allows users to pose questions and receive comprehensive answers, drawing on expertise and collaboration with the Lenape community.
Called “Roots of Residency: Gentrification and Displacement in Philadelphia,” the conference focused on continued intergenerational organizing efforts throughout the community.
The letter expressed concern about the University's “failure to respond to the defamation and harassment” that pro-Palestinian faculty members have been experiencing.
Penn Police Deputy Chief of Investigations Michael Morrin told the protestors that they would be arrested if they did not leave the building and gave them a 30-minute warning before arrests would begin.
The complaint alleges that Penn violated Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which protects against discrimination in programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance.
Students told the DP that the vigil was organized to offer people a sense of community while mourning the deaths in Gaza.
NAP kicked off their programming on Nov. 2 with an Indian Taco night.
The letter was also sent to schools including Yale, Harvard, Georgetown, Cornell, UC Berkeley, and Cooper Union.
From Nov. 13 to 17, the UMC will be hosting a revival of Unity Week in honor of the group's 45th anniversary.
“I don’t experience my colleagues, for example, within the University as antisemitic, but I recognize that many of the activities that are happening right now would lead to that impression," James said at the event.
Team IMPACT pairs children who are a part of the organization with local college sports teams.
Penn's Division of Public Safety was notified of the threats and conducted safety sweeps of Penn Hillel and Lauder College House.
Students celebrated Filipino American History Month in October, with events including the annual Halo-Halloween celebration hosted by the Penn Philippine Association.